Margarito Peña

Margarito C. Peña of Pleasanton peacefully transitioned into eternal life surrounded by his loved ones on August 23, 2017 at the age of 95.  He was a great man who was also a strong principle man of faith.  Margarito was committed to his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  He was loved and adored by his family. He served his couXntry in […]

Cumpian travels to New Zealand, Australia

Christian Cumpian of Poteet High School/La Parita 4-H had the extraordinary opportunity to travel with other Texas 4-H members and faculty on an international study tour to New Zealand and Australia.  4-H global experiences are organized by faculty so that members can be exposed to other cultures and languages, and be willing to accept all people with different customs and […]

Tab Dumont

Tab Dumont hangs up whistle after 19 seasons as head coach


For more than two decades, Tab Dumont woke up early on the first Monday of August ready to work. This year was different. Instead of heading to the Pleasanton practice fields for the start of two-a-days, Dumont went on a walk with his wife, Kala. The morning marked a transition for the longtime head football coach, who hung up the […]

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Harvey’s path of destruction not over

As many of us in Atascosa County braced ourselves for Hurricane Harvey, we got off easy. And I mean, very easy. Seeing the destruction in Rockport, Fulton and Port Aransas is sickening to view. These are people’s homes, businesses, vehicles and boats that have been thrashed about and basically leveled in some areas. Thankfully our family and friends in the […]

Martha Sutherland

Martha Kay Sutherland went to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, August 24, 2017 at 2 p.m.  She was born on August 19, 1950 in Uvalde.  She grew up in Uvalde and moved to Pleasanton around 1971. Her children believe she was the best mother and grandmother they could ever have and her husband believes she was a […]

Wanda Bender

Wanda Navelle Russell Bender of Poteet, Texas, born November 27, 1930, went home to be with the Lord on August 23, 2017 at her beloved farm. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, James Freemont Bender and her parents Fannie Dee and John Calvin Russell. Her successful coaching career, spanning 40 years and ten Texas schools including Texas […]

Lydia Gutierrez

Lydia S. Gutierrez of Pleasanton, passed away August 26, 2017 at the age of 101. She was born November 17, 1915 in Las Gallinas to Catarino and Janie (Huizar) Sanchez. She had a love for gardening and making quilts and she will be greatly missed. Lydia is survived by her sons, Catarino Gutierrez and wife Beatrice of Leming and Emilio […]

Poteet man missing

UPDATE: Ramiro Ortiz has been located! He was found late August 29 by the Balcones Heights Police Department.   A 64-year-old Poteet man is missing from his home at 643 Shalimar. Mr. Ramiro Ortiz went missing on August 27 at approximately 12:30 p.m. He was last seen headed North on the South bound side of Hwy 16 towards Bexar County […]

Game On: Football Preview 2017


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